Archive: Feb 2014

8 Reasons More Women Don’t Write About Sex

Like many daydreamers, I often think about time periods other than the one I'm currently living in that I would most likely enjoy. I usually settle on the roaring '20s (it's easy to get caught up in how cute everyone would look with flapper dresses and bobbed hair). Then I remember, of course, what the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 27, 2014

Paula Deen Compares Herself To “That Black Football Player” Who Just Came Out (Yes, Really)

“I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out. He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying. I’m fighting to get my…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 27, 2014

Adam Sandler Sings About Loving Drew Barrymore’s Boobs Forever On “The Tonight Show”

Talk about a lovefest! Last night on "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon," semi-frequent movie couple Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler got together for a little duet, singing a sweet little ditty about loving each other ... every 10 years. It's sweet and funny and, man, Drew Barrymore is just the cutest little pregnant lady…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2014

Artist Envisions Political Figures As Drag Queens (In GIFs)

You don't need to sell me on the idea that drag is deeply inspiring (see: my obsession with "RuPaul's Drag Race"). It's not just about the WOW effect of all the sequins on the catwalk, it's about making gender performance, which falls outside of the traditional binary, palatable to a wider audience. Artist Saint Hoax

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 27, 2014

Allison Williams Is Engaged To College Humor Founder Ricky Van Veen

Allison Williams from "Girls" is engaged to her boyfriend of three years, College Humor co-founder Ricky Van Veen. Congrats! [People] An airline employee carried North West's Birkin diaper bag through the airport. I guess both Kim Kardashian's and Kris Jenner's hands were full. Nope, wait, no they weren't. [NYmag.com The Cut] John Mayer and Katy…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 27, 2014

Funny Girl Sex Guide: Types Of Travel Sex (Part 1!)

I'm single which means that, in theory, each day presents the opportunity to get laid by someone new. I don't usually take advantage of this perk of being single in my every day life, mostly because I've deemed the New York City's entire male population to be unfuckable. I am, however, much, much, much more…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2014

Four-Year-Old And Her Mom Flawlessly Recreate Red Carpet Dresses … With Construction Paper

See that little girl rocking a flawless -- if slightly more crinkly -- recreation of Lupita Nyong'o's Golden Globes dress? She's known as Mayhem (coolest nickname ever? I think so), and she's become something of an Instagram fashion icon for the amazing construction paper couture she and her mom, Angie, make together. Before the two…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 27, 2014

Dear Prudence Counsels Woman Whose Boyfriend Likes To Initiate Sex After Diarrhea

In today's Dear Prudence letter, a woman going by the name of "Feeling Dirty" wrote in "grossed out" and "confused" that her boyfriend of two years seems to be turned on every time she poops -- especially if it's of the diarrhea variety. The woman, who mentions that she grew up in a house where…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 27, 2014

Erin Andrews Is Supposed To Get More Men Watching “Dancing With The Stars” Or Something

Sports journalist Erin Andrews is reportedly replacing Brooke Burke-Charvet as a co-host of "Dancing With The Stars" in order to get more men watching the show. You see, Brooke is only kinda hot, but Erin is hot-hot. (Here's one blogger's takedown of this completely bullshit story.) Brunettes versus blondes, etc. [US Weekly] Lea Remini dishe…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 26, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In Texas

In 2005, Texas voters approved an amendment to the Texas constitution defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Today, a  federal judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage, deeming it unconstitutional. Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that denying gay couples the right to marry is a violation of equal protection and due…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 26, 2014

“Dunkin Love” Is Proof That Both Beyonce And Donuts Make Everything Better

Okay, internet, you can go home for the day. This flaaaaaawlessssssss "Drunk In Love"/Dunkin Donuts parody video from the Bay Area's Adrian Anchondo and Reggie D. White has owned this day. OPEN ALLLLL NIGHT! [via Jezebel]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2014

Robin Thicke Breaks His Silence Post-Split, Thanks Fans For Their Support

Robin Thicke has broken his silence following his just-announced split from wife Paula Patton, issuing this boring statement: "I want to thank everyone for the well wishes these last few days. My fans mean everything to me. I’m looking forward to getting back on out on the road and performing in  Washington DC this Thursday,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2014

World’s Touchiest Woman Snarls At Any Job Seekers Who Contact Her On LinkedIn

It's a harsh job climate out there right now, as anyone scrambling to cope with unemployment and underemployment knows. And it's an especially harsh world out there for anyone who had the misfortunate of crossing one communications professional in Northeastern Ohio. Kelly Blazek is kind of a big deal: she runs a Cleveland Job Bank House…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 26, 2014

Beauty Test Drive: S.W. Basics Reusable Eco Cotton Rounds

The other day, I was talking to my friend Lauren about ethical fashion and being more conscious consumers (because we're exactly the kind of nerds who can talk about this topic for hours), and she said something that totally resonated with me: "Once you commit to being a more ethical consumer, it spills over into…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 26, 2014

How Rape, Accidents Persist At Frat Houses

Frat-house accidents and sexual assaults are getting so common they're impossible to ignore—but how did it get this bad, and why does it keep happening? In an extensive Atlantic piece, Caitlin Flanagan looks at the history of fraternities and their myriad ways of avoiding legal obligations for what goes on behind closed doors. Read more

By: Newser / February 26, 2014

Get In My Mouth: Ben & Jerry’s New Core Ice Cream Flavors

One of the unexpected side effects of taking my booze intake down by, like, 75 percent is that I suddenly crave sugar like I never have before. I've never had a sweet tooth, but once I stopped putting away nearly a bottle of wine a night, my body began to crave a nightly sweet treat.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2014

5 Clues That His Hipster Beard Is Fake, Fake, Fake!

Breaking news: According to The New York Postall those sexy, mountain man beards you've seen parading around the trendiest parts of Brooklyn, Portland, Nashville, Austin and the like, are -- GASP! -- fake, fake fake. Plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, who performs facial hair transplants for $8,500 a pop says that his beard-enhancing services have…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 26, 2014

Dying: Jared Leto’s Oscar Hair May Be A “Side-Parted Low Bun,” Possibly With A “Wet Look”

The Oscars are this Sunday, and I don't know about you, but I have been positively, absolutely salivating from the anticipation of finally finding out -- no, not which film will win "Best Picture" -- how Jared Leto will style his gorgeous head of cascading ombre man locks for the occasion. Having seen those strands in person, having touched

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2014

Frisky Rant: 8 Parting Words Of Advice For The Cheating Husband Who Had An Affair With His Intern

What to say, oh, what to say about an anonymous Thought Catalogue essay that starts, "From the beginning we knew our relationship looked like a cliché—perhaps plucked from a boring episode of 'Mad Men.' You, my 21-year-old millennial intern, me, your 30-something married boss with two kids"? "To The Millennial I Left For My Wife (And

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 26, 2014

Last Night’s Big Fight On “The Bachelor” Basically Came Down To The Word “Default”

Well, "The Bachelor" has kind of duped me again. It's my fault for thinking there was even a chance that last night's "nightmare fantasy suite" episode would live up to the hype of the teasers, but alas, Andi did not break up with Juan Pablo because he tried to pull a switcheroo and stuck it…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2014
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